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date: 10 December 2019

Lucas, Simonlocked

(d. 1801)
  • Elizabeth Baigent


Lucas, Simon (d. 1801), explorer and diplomat, was the son of a London wine merchant. He was wrongly identified in the Dictionary of National Biography as William Lucas. While still a boy he was sent to Cadiz to be trained as a merchant, but was captured on his return voyage by a ...

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